The Ringgold Volunteer Fire and Rescue hosted its annual awards banquet with about 95 in attendance. The Ringgold VFD responded to 1,320 called in 2022, with 1,053 EMS calls and 267 fire calls. 

The department continues to recruit EMTs to run rescue. 

Mike Neal begins his 34th year as fire chief with Jacob Adkins as assistant chief, Dawson Poteat as fire captain, Christie Farlow as EMS captain and Keister Whitt is chair of the board of directors. 

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